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Intellectual Property Attorney Glenn Johnson Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLCJanuary 27, 2020

Des Moines, Iowa, January 27, 2020 – MVS is excited to announce that Glenn Johnson, a highly experienced and successful litigator, has joined the firm. Glenn, who is a registered patent attorney with an undergraduate background in biology and chemistry, will build on the long tradition of litigation experience and expertise that has been the hallmark of MVS.

“The addition of Glenn solidifies the firm’s long-standing commitment to the IP litigation practice to maintain and perpetuate the indelible litigation history of the firm which includes the seminal United States Supreme Court case of J.E.M. Ag Supply, Inc. v. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.” – Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Member at MVS.

Glenn will join MVS’s litigation team and will provide assistance, direction, and counseling to MVS clients in helping them protect and defend their IP rights in the ever-changing scientific and economic environment. As an experienced trial lawyer, Glenn has tried dozens of jury trials including, patent infringement, trademark infringement, commercial and employment cases to verdict. He has also been involved with federal multi-district litigation involving five patents that embroiled the ethanol industry for years. Glenn is licensed to practice law in Iowa, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Glenn’s experience has provided substantial insight into how juries perceive corporate and business actions and related legalities.

Prior to joining MVS, Glenn practiced at an Iowa-based law firm and served in the Linn County Attorney’s Office as both a prosecutor for the criminal division and head of the civil division. He is a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers.

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is Iowa’s oldest and largest boutique IP firm, helping clients protect their intellectual property rights through patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and related commercial litigation, both domestically and internationally. MVS has attorneys skilled in all areas of technology including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy science as well mechanical, electrical, computer, industrial and aerospace engineering. Many attorneys with the firm have advanced degrees in science in addition to their law degree.


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